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DES solicitation for Communications Training Solutions

Department of Enterprise Services
Communications Training Solutions No.21-0003

Competitive Solicitation Posting: June 9, 2021
Deadline for submitting Bids: July 23, 2021
Find the full solicitation on the Washington Electronic Business Solution (WEBS). If you are not registered in WEBS you will not receive any updates or amendments regarding this solicitation, which will disadvantage your bid.
Pre-Bid Conference: June 23, 2021 at 10:00 AM PST.
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Project Location: Statewide, primarily Olympia, WA
Project Description: The Washington State Department of Enterprise Services (Enterprise Services) is issuing this Competitive Solicitation pursuant to RCW chapter 39.26. Pursuant to this Competitive Solicitation, Enterprise Services intends to conduct a competitive procurement to award an Agency Contract for Enterprise Services to procure professional services for Communications, virtual and in-person instructor-led training (“Communications Training Solutions”). This Competitive Solicitation is designed to result in multiple Contract awards, by subcategory, as follows:

  • Crucial Conversations (courses trademarked through Vital Smarts): Up to five (5) Contract awards;
  • Interpersonal Communication: Up to ten (10) Contract awards;
  • Written Communication: Up to ten (10) Contract awards; and
  • General “other” Communications Courses: Up to fifteen (15) Contract awards.

Commodity Codes: 924-05-Advisory Services, Educational, 918-38-Education and Training Consulting, 924- 35-In-Service Training (For Employees), 924-41-Instructor-led, Classroom Training (Non-Technical), 924-40- Instructor-led, Classroom Training (Technical), 924-42-Instructors, Classes for the Public, 952-90-Training and Instruction (For Clients, Not Staff), 920-91-Training, Computer Based (Software Supported), 924-80-Tutoring

Inclusion plan: None
Preference/priority points: Washington Small and Veteran business.
Deadline for questions: July 15th: All questions or concerns regarding this solicitation must be submitted in writing to the Procurement Coordinator by July 15, 2021. The Procurement Coordinator is Gregg Patterson at [email protected].
Solicitation Documents Available: Contract Documents, contacts and Bid instructions are available in WEBS

Upcoming solicitations for training

  • Leadership Development (#21-0004)
  • Human Resource Development (#21-0005)
  • Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion* (#21-0006)
  • Personal & Professional Skill Development (#21-0007)
  • Facilitation & Presentation Skills (#21-0008)
  • IT/Technology (#21-0009)
  • Risk Management (#21-0010)

For more information on upcoming solicitations: Workforce Learning & Performance Planned Procurements

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